The Salem Weekly News March 26, 1925
Nathan M. Hockett, son of Amos and Elizabeth Hockett was born near Salem, Henry county, Iowa, March 4, 1850, where he grew to manhood and was married August 29, 1869 to Ava Crosbie, with whom he lived happily for fifty-five years.
Converted in young manhood, he lived a clean upright christian life. Moving to Memphis in 1911 he took his letter from Salem Friends church the church of his choice and united with the Presbyterian church of that city of which he was a member in good standing at the time of his death.
Besides his wife, he leaves the following children: Celestia May Frary of Brush, Colo.; Lura Alice Davis of Fort Morgan, Colo.; Minnie Florence Case of Fairfield, Iowa; Howard M. of Memphis, Mo., all of whom were present except Mrs. Case who is very ill in the Fairfield hospital. He also leaves four grandchildren and five great grand children, besides many friends wherever he was known.
He died suddenly at the home of his son-in-law, Marshall Case, Mar. 17, 1925, aged 75 years, 13 days.
Funeral services were held in the Salem Friends church on Friday, conducted by the pastor, Rev. L. Sams. Interment was made in the south cemetery.
Created by Dan Pidcock's GedcomToHTML v1.5.2.
Data compiled, maintained, and hosted by Jay Hannah <jay(at)jays(dot)net>. http://jays.net/genealogy/